Netgear WNCE4004 N900 4-Port Wi-Fi Adapter Review

Wireless is more popular now than ever – fact. Netgear realize this and have released a 4 port Wi-Fi adapter (the Netgear WNCE4004 N900) that will turn your wired Ethernet devices into wireless – eliminating the need for wires to communicate with your router and keeing your home clutter-free.

Produced predominantly for the Video Streaming and gaming consumer, the N900 can be used with all Ethernet devices, including video streamers, PC’s, games consoles & Smart TV’s.

As the appetite for wireless increases, the N900 is designed to bridge the gap for consumers who have wired devices, but who want the convenience of wireless connectivity throughout the home without having to worry about tripping over ugly wires.

Without further ado, let’s take a look at the features, and give an overview of what each one does.

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Netgear WNCE4004 N900 Features


The N900 has a few features that Netgear are advertising…


5 Features of the Netgear WNCE4004


No More Wires!
No more wires strewn across the home. With the Netgear N900, you can plug your wired devices into any one of it’s 4 Ethernet ports – the N900 will then communicate wirelessly with your home router. No more tripping over unsightly cables or having doors that can’t be shut. Play your games without lag and stream HD movies without buffering.

Play Games In The Bedroom
Let your kids (and you of course), play games from the bedroom or any other room. The N900 means no more temporary patching of cables around the home in order to play games online. Up to 900Mbps theoretical data rates using Dual Band, which helps put an end to gaming lag.

Dual Band Wi-Fi
Use both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless bands to get the best out of your home network. You choose which devices use which band. It’s best to use 5GHz for gaming and HD streaming, and use the 2.4GHz band for more mundane tasks, like file transfers, email and Internet browsing.

Connect Multiple Device Types At The Same Time
Whether you have games consoles, PC’s, Video Streamers, Blu-Ray players or Smart TV’s – the Netgear WNCE4004 lets you transform up to 4 Ethernet cabled devices into wireless across your home. This can be useful if you don’t want wires running through the home, or if you have devices that are wireless compatible, but are a little too far away from your wireless router to connect reliably.

Stream Video from Anywhere
Watch HD video from any room at home. The N900 bridges your wired Smart TV & streaming player to the Internet without the need for cumbersome cables.


Technical Specs


  • Dual Band 2.4/5GHz – 900Mbps Combined Data Rates
  • WPS (Push N Connect)
  • WPA2/WPA
  • 4x Ethernet Ports


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Netgear N900 Conclusion



  • Simple Setup
  • Good Range
  • Speeds Good For Most Users


Not so Good

  • Can Take Time To Connect When First Powered Or Paired

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